NASCAR: Greg Biffle wins 2010 Price Chopper 400
Monday, October 4, 2010
Biffle was chased by Jimmie Johnson up to the finish line, but was not able to catch him this weekend. Following the race, Johnson became the points leader after three of ten events in the .
managed the third position in the closing laps of the race, after starting twenty-fourth on the grid. winner collided with the wall earlier in the race, which prompted him to a thirty-seventh place finish.
Jeff Gordon followed Stewart in fifth, while could only manage sixth., from the team, clinched the fourth position, after leading the most laps with 76.
Matt Kenseth, , , and rounded out the top ten finishers in the race. Other drivers in the Chase, such as finished twelfth, and finished in twenty-first.
Johnson now heads the Drivers' championship with 5,503 points, eight points ahead of Denny Hamlin. Manufacturers' сhampionship standings is lead by Chevrolet with 212, thirty-seven points ahead of Toyota and 77 ahead of Ford. Once the race concluded, Johnson commented, "I know we came [into Kansas] second. Of course, I wanted to be leading. I could care less where the 11 [Hamlin] was [Sunday]. It's just not time to worry about that stuff. After Talladega, teams and drivers can work on a strategy of protecting or taking chances. We have to get deeper into the Chase to be concerned about who the points leader is."
- Jenna Fryer, AP. "Biffle wins Kansas to keep Sprint Cup hopes alive" — , October 4, 2010
- "Official Results" — , October 3, 2010
- "The Race: Price Chopper 400" — , October 3, 2010
- Sporting News Wire Service. "Biffle gets needed Kansas victory; Chase tightens" — , October 3, 2010